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Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Deevi Halasu(Deegujje / Breadfruit) Bajji (Podi / Fritters)

1 small Breadfruit / Deegujje / Deevi Halasu
1 cup Rice flour / Akki hudi or thick Rice Batter(Preferred: Sona Masuri Rice)
Pinch of Asafoetida powder / Hingu
Salt to taste
10 - 15 Cumin seeds / Jeerige
10 - 15 Carom seeds/ Ajwain seeds / Oma
3/4 - 1 tsp Chilly powder


Remove the outer skin, innermost part of the breadfruit and chop it into thin long pieces as shown in the picture below. Put them in a vessel containing salt water for about 5-10 mins.

Add rice flour/rice batter, asafoetida, cumin seeds, carom seeds, salt, chilly powder, in a vessel. Mix them well by adding sufficient amount of water. (Don't make the batter too thin.)

Remove breadfruit pieces from water and keep them aside.
Keep oil in a thick bottomed vessel and heat. Take each breadfruit piece, dip it in batter and deep fry it in oil. Serve hot along with Tomato ketchup.


Shubha said...

deevi halasu .. one of nanna favorite .... idu US alli elli sigutte anta heltira PLZ.... thanks

Krishnaveni said...

If you are lucky u might get it in South Indian Grocery stores only during the season but frozen cut bread fruits are available in all the seasons.